Book Review: Understanding Artificial Intelligence

Understanding Artificial Intelligence by Scientific American.My rating: 4 of 5 stars. Understanding Artificial Intelligence is a collection of ten essays first published in Scientific American. The essays are written by different authors, including Marvin Minsky, “the mastermind of artificial intelligence” to whom the final chapter in the book is dedicated. The collection was published in 2002, and is dated in terms of the technology and … Continue reading Book Review: Understanding Artificial Intelligence

Book Review: Short Circuit: A Guide to the Art of the Short Story

Short Circuit: A Guide to the Art of the Short Story.Edited by Vanessa Gebbie.My rating: 4 of 5 stars. The title of this book suggests it’s a guide to the art of the short story. Let me start by pointing out straight away that it’s not the kind of guide that will teach you how to write short stories, step-by-step. The book is actually a … Continue reading Book Review: Short Circuit: A Guide to the Art of the Short Story